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PNB fraud: CBI files second chargesheet naming Choksi, firms

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The CBI on Wednesday filed a second chargesheet in the (PNB) fraud case against diamond merchant and his Gitanjali Group's companies.

The chargesheet was filed in a special CBI court in Mumbai, an said.

The had filed the first chargesheet against some former and current bank officials and others in the over Rs 13,000 crore fraud case on Monday.

The agency registered the first FIR on January 31 against Nirav Modi, his wife Ami, brother and uncle along with others following the January 29 complaint by of PNB's Zonal office in

The CBI registered two more FIRs subsequently. Most of the accused are common to these FIRs.

While the chargesheet filed on Monday was based on the first FIR, the second chargesheet is based on the second FIR.

So far, 15 people have been arrested while Modi and are on the run.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 15:48 IST
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